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Dr. Frias’s Marketing Classes Partnering with Josh Abbott Band to Develop Marketing Plan for Band’s Upcoming Album

In Dr. Kelli Frias’s Marketing Strategy (MKT 4385) course, students learn by doing. This semester, her students are working with Texas Tech alumnus Josh Abbott to create a marketing plan to promote Josh Abbott Band’s upcoming album, which is scheduled for release in late spring 2015. The two sections – totaling 59 students – will […]

A Look to the U.S. Capital Market – Franco Parisi, Reid Chanon and Jamie Wolff

Visiting International Scholar Franco Parisi, from Chile, worked with the two students – Reid Chanon and Jamie Wolff – to produce an article that details the U.S. stock market’s recent activity and how it affects the global landscape. Reid Chanon is a senior Finance major who will graduate in May 2015. Chanon holds leadership positions […]

Alumnus Paul Horton Speaks About Leadership to Rawls Students

Leadership is something that most people work their whole lives to gain, but it only comes to few. While most can strive for leadership, it often times boils down to an internal drive. That’s the message that Rawls alumnus Paul G. Horton conveyed in his recent meetings with the Rawls Ambassadors, students in the Financial […]

Dr. Dass Proposes a Network Approach to Examine Bidder Behavior and to Identify Key Bidders in Auctions

For generations, auctions houses are playing a pivotal role in consumer purchasing. Although traditional auction houses like Christies and Sotheby’s which have been in existence since mid-18th century have seen enormous success, the online auction marketplace pioneered by eBay which sells paperclips to Ferraris dominated them all in terms of sales volume. The auction landscape […]

Dr. Romi to Participate in Integrated Reporting Roundtable in NYC

Assistant Professor of Accounting Dr. Andrea Romi offers her insights regarding integrated reporting and assurance at an Integrated Reporting Assurance Roundtable in New York City Friday, Sept. 12. The roundtable is hosted by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) – a leading national organization for accounting issues – and the International Integrated Reporting […]

“The Simple Fix for the Repo Market” by Dr. Hein & Dr. Winters

Area of Finance faculty members Dr. Scott Hein and Dr. Drew Winters contributed an op-ed piece to American Banker on how to assure that the repo market does not dry up as it did in the recent financial crisis. Conventional wisdom today seems to have gravitated to the solution of requiring brokers and dealers to […]

Dr. Juan Manuel Sanchez Named Editor for Journal of Information Systems

Dr. Juan Manuel Sanchez, Associate Professor of Accounting, recently accepted an editor position with the Journal of Information Systems – an “A” journal in the Rawls College of Business. As editor, Dr. Sanchez will be tasked with overseeing the overall review process, including assigning reviewers and ultimately deciding which articles are accepted for publication. Dr. Sanchez […]

Financial Management Association Offers Great Opportunities for Finance Majors

The Financial Management Association (FMA), formally known as the Finance Association, at the Rawls College is now accepting new students into its organization. As members of the FMA, students will be able to network and build relationships with fellow finance professionals, access a national database with job and internship opportunities only available to the FMA, […]

Rawls Recognized as a Top 5 Graduate Business School by College Atlas

The Rawls College of Business was recently ranked as the third-best graduate business school nationally, according to the College Atlas “A-List: Best Business Schools 2015” rankings. The A-List rankings focus heavily on each graduate school’s MBA program. Specifically, rankings are compiled based on an algorithm that assesses affordability (in-state and out-of-state tuition costs), accessibility (acceptance […]

Rawls MIS Faculty Research Ranked No. 40 Internationally

The Management Information Systems (MIS) faculty at the Rawls College of Business continues to be among the most productive faculties in the world. The MIS faculty is currently ranked No. 40 among university faculties worldwide for publications in the top four MIS journals over the past 10 years. “The Rawls College has outstanding Management Information […]